WW1 Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal Group of Four - Lieut. W. Reid, Royal Marine Engineers (Royal Naval Division) & Royal Engineers

WW1 Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal Group of Four - Lieut. W. Reid, Royal Marine Engineers (Royal Naval Division) & Royal Engineers

  • Product Code: MM-3276
  • Regiment: Royal Marine Engineers (R.N.D.) and Royal Engineers
  • Era: WW1
  • Availability:1

  • Price: £1,425.00

A first world war MC group to Lieutenant William Reid who served with the Royal Marine Engineers (R.N.D.) at Galliopoli and later the Royal Engineers. 

Military Cross unnamed as issued
1914-15 Star named to DEAL 160-S-. Spr. W. Reid. R.M. 
British War Medal named to Lieut. W. Reid. 
WW1 Victory Medal named to Lieut. W. Reid. 

London Gazette - 11th January 1919 (M.C.)
T/Lt. William Reid, 75 th Field Coy., R.E.
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried out several very valuable reconnaissances of the ground captured from the enemy, and brought back most useful information, especially in regard to water supply. He also showed great energy and disregard of personal safety under heavy fire during an attack from a village when he carried out his work mending the pumps on the wells of the village.'

William Reid was born on the 31/05/1890 in Forbes, Selford. He enlisted on the 23/09/1914 giving his occupation as a Civil Engineer. He was given number 160 in the Deal Divisional Engineers of the Royal Naval Division. His Medal Index Card shows that he arrived in Gallipoli on the 03/04/1915. He was discharged from the Royal Marines in October 1916 receiving a gratuity of £11-0-0. He was Gazetted Temporary 2nd Lieutenant on the 16/09/1916 and Temporary Lieutenant on the 16/03/1918.

The medals are in good condition and are swing mounted for wear. 

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Tags: WW1 Medals, World War One, Fisrst World War, WWI, Gallantry, Gallantry Medals, MC, Military Cross, Royal Engineers, Royal Marines, R.N.D.

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